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Sony’s PS5 was Launched and Sold Out Online amid COVID-19

On Thursday, Sony Corp launched its newest PlayStation 5 (PS5) console online in the hope to maintain social distancing. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company has implemented limited pre-order pick-ups which has driven a boom in gaming demand.  

The next-generation game console, which retails for US$500 or US$400 without a disk-drive, was sold out on major retailing sites in Japan and even sold for more than US$900 on Japan’s top flea market from Mercari Inc. 

Read the entire article here: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/sony-ps5-sold-out-online-as-pandemic-chills-real-world-retailing-13522626


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